The Chronicle Review

What We'll Settle For

December 10, 2012
What We'll Settle For

The line from Lord Tennyson's "Ulysses"—"To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield"—has spread around the world, emblazoned on academic crests, molded into school mottos, etched into contemporary consciousness. Other advice, like "always...

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